Lauren’s prose poem, “The Hideaway Motel in Altoona, Pennsylvania,” has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net by The Lascaux Review.
2012 William Carlos Williams Prize, University of Pennsylvania
Lauren received the 2012 William Carlos Williams Prize from The Academy of American Poets for her collection of prose poetry.
July 2102 Glimmer Train Very Short Fiction Competition
Lauren’s short story, “Cooking Lessons,” received an Honorable Mention in Glimmer Train’s July 2012 Very Short Fiction competition.
2011 NANO Prize
Lauren’s prose poem, “Trickster,” was selected as a finalist for the 2011 NANO Prize and will appear in the fall issue of NANO Fiction.